HAMILTON 20 BATES 7
November 11, 1996
Milleisen ran for 99 yards on 23 carries. He also had four catches for 106 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter to ice the win. Milleisen became Hamilton's all-time leading rusher with 2,622 career yards, barely eclipsing the old mark of 2,594 yards held by Eric Grey (the Grey Ghost) from 1989-92.
DeBlois completed 17 of 25 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns. In the process, he became the Continentals single-season pass yardage leader with 1,878 yards. This season, he also broke single-season records for most pass attempts (325) and completions (200).
Hamilton opened the scoring late in the first quarter on a seven-yard touchdown pass from DeBlois to senior running back Ben McClellan. The Bobcats tied the score at seven in the third, but Hamilton answered with two fourth-quarter touchdowns, one, a two-yard run by freshman running back Karl Knight, the other the 63-yard recption by Milleisen.
Junior linebacker Ed McDevitt led Hamilton defensively with ten tackles and three sacks. He is the Continentals leader with seven sacks on the season.